- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Failure to cite professional code as evidence was error, but not fatal error
- Remote exam proctoring violates civil rights, California ACLU maintains
- FBI: Impostors posing as regulators threaten medical licensees nationwide with license suspension
- Case against board for refusal to retroactively renew license can continue
- Therapy degree is insufficient for general counseling license, but requiring degree to mention “counseling” is arbitrary
The state's Professional Nursing Act does not require an automatic minimum ten-year suspension of a nurse's license over a felony drug conviction, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled August 24 (McGrath v. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, State Board of Nursing).
The ruling, which affirmed a nurse's automatic suspension by the State Board of Nursing, but not the minimum ten-year length, reversed a 2014 ruling (Packer v. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, Department of State, State Board . . .
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